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NordicJS 2014

So this is my write-up on the NordicJS conference. I will update with all the slides and videos as soon as they are posted.

List of slides

Day 1

Robert Nyman: “Keynote: Five Stages of Development”

Emily Rose: [“TBA”]
Sergi Mansilla: “The fourth dimension”

Leah Culver: “Dropbox APIs for JavaScript developers”

Jina Bolton: “Style Guide Driven UI Design”

Caroline Drucker: [“I’m a feminist and so can you!”]

Kim Joar Bekkelund: “Writing Beautiful JavaScript Tests”

Day 2

Ellen Sundh: [“Node.js physical interactions”]
Douglas Crockford: [“The Better Parts”]
Tiffany Conroy: “Lions and Tigers and Handling User Capabilities”
Reginald Braithwaite: “The Art of the JavaScript Metaobject Protocol”
Kassandra Perch: “Stop the Fanaticism!”
Hakim El Hattab: “Visual JavaScript Experiments”
Tom Dale: [“The Road to Web Components”]

Day 1 (September 18th 2014)

We took some 🚢 (boats) to the conference.

Got a small cheese bread roll for breakfast on the boat.

Lots of balloons 🎉🎈.

Funny and entertaining host @pushmatrix. He had lots of creative ways to annonce the next speakers and inform us.

More scenic shots.

More balloons.

Sweet stage!

“Keynote: Five Stages of Development”

Speaker: Robert Nyman (Slides) [(Video)]
Talk: Mostly talks about the Firefox developer tools.


Speaker: Emily Rose [(Slides)] [(Video)]
Talk: She made a relative keytar or JavaScript Samchillian in Node.js. Most of the talk is with people playing it.

“The fourth dimension”

Speaker: Sergi Mansilla (Slides) [(Video)] Talk: Functional reactive programming

“Dropbox APIs for JavaScript developers”

Speaker: Leah Culver (Slides) [(Video)]
Talk: She talked about the Dropbox API.

“Style Guide Driven UI Design”

Speaker: Jina Bolton [(Slides)] [(Video)]
Talks: Basically style guides. Single source of truth. Theo

[“I’m a feminist and so can you!”]

Speaker: Caroline Drucker [(Slides)] [(Video)]
Talks: Privilege and equality.

“Writing Beautiful JavaScript Tests”

Speaker: Kim Joar Bekkelund (Slides) [(Video)]
Talk: In my humble opinion this was todays best talk. It was about testing and lessons learned.

Lightning talks

Lightning talk 1

Talk: Beers.js

Lightning talk 2


Lightning talk 3

Talk: NaCl

Lightning talk 4

Talk: @KidsHackDay

Lightning talk 5

Talk: RFID Thing

Festen! - Dinner and Party @ Trädgården

Day 2

Ready for day 2.

[“Node.js physical interactions”]

Speaker: Ellen Sundh [(Slides)] [(Video)]
Talk: Arduino, Raspberry PI and a big robot claw.

[“The Better Parts”]

Speaker: Douglas Crockford [(Slides)] [(Video)]
Talk: The better parts of ES6 according to Crockford

[“Lions and Tigers and Handling User Capabilities”]

Speaker: Tiffany Conroy (Slides) [(Video)]
Talk: User capabilities with good UX.

[“The Art of the JavaScript Metaobject Protocol”]

Speaker: Reginald Braithwaite (Slides) [(Video)]
Talk: Controll your state.

[“Stop the Fanaticism!”]

Speaker: Kassandra Perch (Slides) [(Video)]
Talk: Have an open mind about tools or frameworks and don’t hate.

[“Visual JavaScript Experiments”]

Speaker: Hakim El Hattab (Slides) [(Video)]
Talk: Cool inspiring canvas demos and Slides.

[“The Road to Web Components”]

Speaker: Tom Dale [(Slides)] [(Video)]
Talk: Web components and live coding!

Lightning talk 6


Lightning talk 7


Lightning talk 8

Talk: Acid Rain

Lightning talk 9

Talk: Node.JS and Raspberry Pi.

Lightning talk 10

Talk: GooTech

Yeah and there was lots of Fika.

Thanks for the conference!


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